* Presenting an engaging analysis of the Wesleyan theological tradition, Coleson examines the early chapters of Genesis and their consequences throughout Scripture. Offering critical, relevant, and inspiring interpretations for students, pastors, and teachers, this commentary features contemporary scholarship, convenient introductory material, clear verse-by-verse explanations, comprehensive annotation, helpful sidebars, and an expanded bibliography. 288 pages, softcover in the New Beacon Bible Commentary.
The New Beacon Bible Commentary provides 21st-century scholars, pastors, theological students, and laity an academically competent, readable commentary in the Wesleyan theological tradition.Each volume features:Contemporary Scholarship from notable experts in the Wesleyan theological traditionConvenient introductory material for each book of the Bible, which includes information on authorship, date, history, audience, sociological/cultural issues, purpose, literary features, theological themes, hermaneutical issues, and moreClear verse-by-verse explanations, which offer a contemporary, Wesleyan-based understanding derived from the original languageComprehensive Annotation divided into three sections, which cover background elements behind the text; verse-by-verse details and meanings found in the text significance, relevance, intertextuality, and application from the text; and moreHelpful sidebars, which provide deeper insight into theolocial issues, word meanings, archeological connections, historical relevance, cultural customs, and moreExpanded bibliogoraphy for further study of historical elements, additional interpretations, and theological themes.
Joseph Coleson is professor of Old Testament at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City.
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